457 Charles Spurgeon Quotes

Spurgeon became a Christian at the age of 15 and at the age of 19 became a pastor at the largest Baptist church in London. It did not take long for him to become one of the most famous preachers around. He was soon preaching to crowds of over 10,000 and his preaching was published and circulated to thousands every week. He later formed a pastor college and continued writing numerous famous books that are still read today.

  • "Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Hell, Freedom

  • "If anyone should ask me what I mean by a Calvinist, I should reply, "He is one who says, Salvation is of the Lord." I cannot find in Scripture any other doctrine than this. It is the essence of the Bible."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Salvation

  • "The more you read the Bible; and the more you meditate on it, the more you will be astonished with it."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: The Bible, Meditation

  • "The grace that does not make a man better than others is a worthless counterfeit. Christ saves His people, not IN their sins, but FROM their sins. Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Grace, Holiness

  • "If you do not understand a book by a departed writer you are unable to ask him his meaning, but the Spirit, who inspired Holy Scripture, lives forever, and He delights to open the Word to those who seek His instruction."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Scripture

  • "We must keep from sin. If Christ has indeed saved us from sin, we cannot bear the thought of falling into it. Those who take delight in sin are not the children of God. If you are a child of God, you hate it with a perfect hatred, and your very soul loathes it."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Sin

  • "Drunkenness is the devil's back door to hell and everything that is hellish. For he that once gives away his brains to drink is ready to be caught by Satan for anything."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Drunkenness

  • "In holiness God is more clearly seen than in anything else, save in the Person of Christ Jesus the Lord, of whose life such holiness is but a repetition."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Holiness

  • "Born, as all of us are by nature, an Arminian, I still believed the old things I had heard continually from the pulpit, and did not see the grace of God. When I was coming to Christ, I thought I was doing it all myself, and though I sought the Lord earnestly, I had no idea the Lord was seeking me."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Grace

  • "In Gods case, if He had said in the infinite sovereignty of His absolute will, "I will have no substitute, but each man shall suffer for himself, he who sinneth shall die," none could have murmured. It was grace, and only grace which led the divine mind to say, "I will accept of a substitute. There shall be a vicarious suffering; and My vengeance shall be content, and My mercy shall be gratified.""

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Atonement

  • "All originality and no plagiarism makes for dull preaching."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Preaching

  • "Never fear dying, beloved. Dying is the last, but the least matter that a Christian has to be anxious about. Fear living - that is a hard battle to fight, a stern discipline to endure, a rough voyage to undergo."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Death, Life

  • "If there were no hell, the loss of heaven would be hell."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Hell

  • "My deacons know well enough how, when I first preached in Exeter Hall, there was scarcely ever an occasion in which they left me alone for ten minutes before the service, but they would find me in a most fearful state of sickness, produced by that tremendous thought of my solemn responsibility. I am compelled to put my responsibilities where I put my sins, on the back of the Lord Jesus Christ."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Responsibility

  • "A changeable God would be a terror to the righteous, they would have no sure anchorage, and amid a changing world they would be driven to and fro in perpetual fear of shipwreck. ...Our heart leaps for joy as we bow before One who has never broken His word or changed His purpose."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: God

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